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Novello al Castello

catignano Via del Castello, Catignano

A magical choice of local autumn dishes to try, wineries to sample Vino Novello (New Wine), a small town to explore that dates back to Neolithic times and incredible music to suit all tastes is offered this weekend in Catignano!

3 Archaeology Day – Forcona

Forcona, a Civita di Bagno Area archeologica di Forcona, La frazione Civita di Bagno

The ABAP Superintendency in the provinces of L'Aquila and Teramo are hosting two archaeology events on Saturday 5 November! In the morning you are invited to discover the monumental remains of Forcona, Civita di Bagno that date back to the second-century bc, between 9.30 to 13.30. No registration is required and entrance is free.

3 Archaeology – San Rustico, Bascianio

San Rustico Contrada San Rustico, San Rustico, Basciano

The ABAP Superintendency in the provinces of L'Aquila and Teramo offers you the chance to visit its archaeology events on Saturday 5th November.

In the afternoon you are invited to tour San Rustico, Basciano from 15.30 which is located in a flat area that originated at the confluence of the Mavone river with the Vomano river.

A Taste of Autumn – Festival of Vino Cotto and Chestnuts

Roccamontepiano contrada Terranova, Roccamontepiano

Roccamontepiano  is Abruzzo's Vino Cotto capital (Cooked Wine) and celebrates this elixir with tastings and demonstrations of how it is made, local dishes a market and dance and music!  For those that don't know about this liqueur, Montepulciano grapes are simmered and then aged in oak caskets.  Traditionally, it was the drink used to wet a baby's head and given as part of the dowry!

Autunno en Festa

Celenza sul Trigno Piazza del Popolo, Celenza sul Trigno

Who doesn't love the opportunity to sit back and enjoy roast chestnuts with mulled wine in a beautiful town!  Celenza Sul Trigno's autumn festival is back and comes recommended.

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